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Barbara Saverino

By Barbara Saverino

Pennsylvania Voters Want Pre-K

Thu, September 18, 2014

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With just 47 days left in our countdown to Election Day, we’re working with Pre-K for PA to ensure that every candidate running for state-level office is ready to make pre-k investments a priority.

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Kevin Dow

By Kevin Dow

Grandparents for Pre-K

Fri, September 12, 2014

Grandparents for Pre-K

Seniors make up a significant portion of Pennsylvania’s electorate, and they care deeply about ensuring all children arrive to kindergarten ready to learn and build a foundation for a lifetime of learning and success.

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Mike Moynihan

By Mike Moynihan

Attendance – The First Step in Academic Success

Tue, September 09, 2014

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By middle school, chronic absenteeism is a better predictor than test scores of which children are at-risk of dropping out.

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Chris Murray

By Chris Murray

What About The Teachers?

Fri, September 05, 2014

What About The Teachers?

Thanks to all the hardworking teachers in our preschool classrooms! Join Pre-K for PA to help us make sure our teachers have the support they need to prepare Pennsylvania’s children for kindergarten.

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Alice Woods

By Alice Woods

The Right Start: 3 Tips to Starting the School Year on Track

Thu, September 04, 2014

The end of summer means more than shorter days and crisper weather – students throughout our region have started the annual migration back to the classrooms, marking a new opportunity for academic excellence.

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Barbara Saverino

By Barbara Saverino

Ready to learn, but is it high quality?

Fri, August 29, 2014

Ready to Learn but is it high-quality?

There are 66 days remaining until Election Day – that’s less than 10 weeks for United Way and its Pre-K for PA partners to ensure all candidates for Pennsylvania governor and state legislature make high-quality pre-k a priority.

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Bruce Conway

By Bruce Conway

Burlington County Makes Strides in Income and Education

Tue, August 26, 2014

Burlington County Makes Strides in Income and Education

We analyze NJ Kids Count datato help us make strategic investments that address the local needs of our children and families in Burlington County.

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Kevin Dow

By Kevin Dow

National Truancy Prevention Month – Why Middle School is Crucial

Fri, August 22, 2014

National Truancy Prevention Month

United Way is committed to helping students get back on track each year by intervening during these critical middle school years to ensure more students graduate and continue on to a bright and productive future.

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Chris Murray

By Chris Murray

Back to School and Ready to Learn

Wed, August 20, 2014

Back to School and Ready to Learn

With September on the horizon and the new school year underway in just a few short weeks, the days continue to wind down and our time is limited in making high-quality pre-k in Pennsylvania a priority issue in the November statewide elections.

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Kevin Dow

By Kevin Dow

The Power of Reading

Fri, August 15, 2014

The Power of Reading

High-quality pre-k is proven to significantly improve children’s early literacy and language skills as they enter kindergarten. And we are proud to join with our Pre-K for PA campaign partners to advocate for more public funding for high-quality early education.

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